Articles By Brian Jackson

Here’s the SAP and IBM cloud offerings Larry Ellison should be ‘paying attention’ to

Oracle Corp. executive chairman Larry Ellison opened his company's major OpenWorld conference this week in San Francisco by talking about...

October 26th, 2015 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Google’s WiFi router, OnHub

By now you’ve probably heard about Google’s OnHub router. You know, the WiFi hub that’s easy to set up and...

October 21st, 2015 Brian Jackson

IT needs to ‘flip the paradigm’ to reap cloud rewards: Equinix

There are many roads to the cloud, and while the journey is indeed uphill, the reward at the top is...

October 13th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Dell to acquire EMC in $67 billion mega-deal

Dell Inc. will acquire enterprise storage vendor EMC Corp. for cash and stock in a deal valued at $67 billion,...

October 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson
mobile payments

Skimming the cream – Banks face losing direct customer relationship on the mobile channel

Just a decade ago, bankers may have scoffed at the notion they'd be in competition with the likes of Starbucks...

October 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson
mobile payments and their introduction to the Canadian market

Banks face uphill battle to earn customer relationship in mobile payments

Banks are facing a digital attack on all fronts and risk losing out on billions of profits by the year...

October 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson
data, big data, network, code

Pat Finerty interview: Big data analytics with SAS on Hadoop

At this week's SAS Live event in Toronto, we caught up with Pat Finerty, the vice-president of alliances and business...

October 2nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

3 business challenges faced when adopting big data analytics on an open source platform

As Steve Holder, national practice lead for analytics for SAS Canada explains the points on his "open source integration" slide,...

September 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Rogers launches new ‘WiFi as a service’ offering

Rogers Communications announced new managed services aimed at the medium-to-large enterprise market today, opening up a new umbrella for its...

September 24th, 2015 Brian Jackson